Having a beard for a man (when it is possible) is wajib (obligatory) in Sunni Islam by consensus of almost all scholars and schools of thought. One of the many ahadith cited as evidence for this is the hadith from Abdullah b. Umar narrating from the Prophet (saws):
انْهَكُوا الشَّوَارِبَ، وَأَعْفُوا اللِّحَى
Trim the mustaches and leave the beard (to ...
Growing the beard is mandatory for all males; And our prophet(SAW) 's Sunnah shows it:
The ruler of Yemen, appointed by the Persian emperor Kisra, sent two
envoys to the Messenger (Peace and blessings be upon him) to summon
him. When they came into his presence, he noticed that they had shaved
their beards and grew their moustaches. He hated to ...
It's forbidden to dye beard or hair with pure black color. But it's permitted, and even recommended, to dye white beard and hair with a non-pure-black color, like something between red and black.
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Dyeing hair or beard with pure black color is Haraam. This is proven by the following Hadiths:
It was narrated that Ibn '...
Edit: It seems from the comments that you are inquiring about the reason or wisdom behind growing the beard. You need to update your question accordingly.
My original answer is mentioned below. Two similar ahadith with slightly different wordings and chains tell us the reason (emphasis mine):
Ibn Umar said: The Messenger of Allah (may peace be opon him) ...
While it is NOT a part of the core principles of Islam that you must maintain beard to be or stay Muslim, it is highly recommended part of the attire of a Muslim male.
To some school of jurisdiction, (e.g. Hanafi), it is obligatory, but not part of the basic believes as I mentioned earlier. Hence, dropping it intentionally is considered a sin. But, still ...
First of all, you need to know that as Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhahammad, He showed himself as a ROLE model by Acting on Quran with DIVINE guidance from Allah.
Prophet Muhammad said that
“Trim the moustache and let the beard grow; be different from the
mushrikeen.” (Agreed upon).
As Every order by prophet Muhammad is Divinely guided, this order ...
According to the traditions, dying hairs of head and face (beard) is Mustahab (recommended) by henna (or black colour). In fact, it is not Haram and even it is recommended in the narrations.
Imam Sadiq (a.s.) responded the question which asked about the mentioned matter that:
Is dying the hair of head and face (beard) from Sunnah?
He (Imam Sadiq (a....
This not called beard which you mention in your question.
Beard is called beard when you do not clean hairs on your face at certain limits. This means beard on your face is started from ears till your chin and it also goes down to neck (not full neck but a half which is proper), this does not count the area of right and left side of your nose.
No, long-mustache is not an Islamic custom. Instead, the Islamic custom is to trim the mustache which is established by the Prophet (pbuh) himself.
It was narrated that Anas bin Malik said:
وُقِّتَ لَنَا فِي قَصِّ الشَّارِبِ وَحَلْقِ الْعَانَةِ وَنَتْفِ
الإِبْطِ وَتَقْلِيمِ الأَظْفَارِ أَنْ لاَ نَتْرُكَ أَكْثَرَ مِنْ
As the islamqa article mentions: Dying hair pure black is Makruh(disliked) and not haram(forbidden) according to the Hanafis, Malikis and Hanbalis. The Shafis differ about it, with Nawawi considering it haram and Gazali considering it makruh.
The part about it being allowed in war is explained here. Its permissible as a stratagem of war, in order to give ...
(SHIA point of view)
Allamah al Majlisi (in the book of Heliatul-Motaqin):
The Sunnah is keeping the beard in the normal (medial) size, not too
short, not too long. It is Makruh to have beard more than a
Qabzah(fist) and it has the probability of being Haram as well.
About the minimum size of it:
According to his explanations, it ought not to be ...
No, it doesn't. It equates to fusuq (evil-doing).
Narrated `Abdullah: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "Abusing a Muslim is
Fusuq (i.e., an evil-doing), and killing him is Kufr (disbelief).
Reference: Sahih al-Bukhari 6044
USC-MSA web (English) reference: Vol. 8, Book 73, Hadith 70
And Allah knows best.
According to my research there is no disagreement (ikhtilaf) of our four imam on bread. Every imam have a bread in the limit of one hand. There are also the bread of 1 lac and 24 thousand prophet and also the 1 lac and 24 thousand sahaba. There are also the hadith about the limit of bread. Bread is THE sunnah of Holy Prophet (S.A.W).
As you say, mostly shaving one's beard is considered forbidden:
The four Sunni schools of Islamic law (madhhabs) also quite clearly mention the impermissibility of shaving the beard
However, there are exceptions (where it's only recommended):
Trimming or shortening one’s beard is not illegal according to all [four]
Imams. Growing the ...
No. In fact, the Prophet had a beard himself:
It was narrated from 'Uthman that: The Messenger of Allah performed ablution and ran his fingers through his beard. -- The Book of Purification and its Sunnah (sunnah.com [grade: hasan] and sunnah.com [grade: sahih])
Other sahih ahadith are Abu Rimthah: "...he had dyed his beard with yellow dye" (sunnah.com) ...
It is not permissible for one to trim the hair along the jawbone unless it exceeds a fistful. Ulama have mentioned that it is wajib (obligatory) to grow the beard at least at fists’ length. The Ulama have deduced this from the following Hadith of the Prophet (SallAllahu Alayhi Wasallam) mentioned in Bukhari.....
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When i read this hadith:
“Trim the mustache and let the beard grow; be different from the mushrikeen(pagans).”
Trimming the mustache and letting the beard grow is a tool to be different from mushrikeen(pagans). Imho, being different from mushrikeen(pagans) is important aspect here.
Prophet order this to Muslims to have their way and life style other ...
No, the Prophet had a beard not because it was a cultural thing, rather because it is part of Human nature, and his Sunnah, as well as it is a characteristic of previous Prophets (peace be upon them). Furthermore, The Sunnah of the Prophet is a revelation from Allah like the Quran, and Allah had guided Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) and the ...